Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Tonzi at Twycross Zoo


 ☨ ♀ Tonzi  

Identification

EEP nr8503

Description

Species:Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 32 years old
Origin
Born:* 1984-10-03 unknown
Birth place:
Imported:1990
Freight:by boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam
Death
Dead: 2016-12-02
Death reason: euthanised: arthritis
Offspring
Total: 1 babies

1. Born 1998-08-06 Tara EEP id: 9809
Locations
Present / last location:Twycross Zoo, in United Kingdom

Date of Arrival
(Presently sometimes errors!)

1997-10-02Twycross Zoo
from Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo 1996-10-19
from Twycross Zoo
Twycross Zoo 1991-01-19
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo 1990-11-15
from Amersfoort Zoo
Amersfoort Zoo 1990-10-15
from Soest Zoo
Soest Zoo 1990-00-00
from Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
Yangon Zoo (Rangoon Zoo)
from E.A.G. van den Brink
E.A.G. van den Brink
from Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE)

Document updated2009-08-08:Management

2012-10-26:pc

2016-12-03: dead
2018-09-02: link to EleWiki submitted
Random literature
Description

† Tonzi is a dead Female ♀ Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), , who died at Twycross Zoo, in United Kingdom, from euthanised 2016-12-02. Official death reason described as arthritis. (see detailed list).

Offspring


  1. (F) 1998-08-06 Tara EEP id: 9809

Origin


Tonzi was born unknown 1984-10-03. and imported 1990, by boat from Rangoon, Burma to Rotterdam



Reference listKoehl, Dan, (2021). Tonzi, Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) located at Twycross Zoo in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 2 August 2021 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=1612. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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